Tableau Developer Tools

Extend Tableau with developer tools and APIs to meet your organization’s needs.

Advanced Analytics, General

Analytics Extensions API

Extend Tableau calculations to dynamically include popular data science programming languages, tools and platforms and create integrations similar to Tableau’s integrations with TabPy and MATLAB.

Data Connectivity

Connector SDK

Build a new connector that you can use to visualize your data from any database through an ODBC or JDBC driver.

Extensibility

Dashboard Extensions API

With our Dashboard Extensions API, developers can create dashboard extensions that enable customers to integrate and interact with functionality or data from other applications directly in Tableau.

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Automation / Integration

Document API

Programmatically modify Tableau files.

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Embedding JavaScript API

Use the Tableau Embedding API to integrate Tableau visualizations into your own web applications.

Automation / Integration, Data Connectivity

Hyper API

Automate your interactions with Tableau extract (.hyper) files. You can use the API to create new extract files, or to open existing files, and then insert, update, delete, or read data from those files.

Automation / Integration

Metadata API

Query and discover metadata about Tableau content and external assets.

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Mobile App Bootstrap

Sample code for custom mobile app development.

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R Integration

Import R packages, libraries or any of your saved data models into Tableau.

Automation / Integration

REST API

Programmatic access to work with your content, users, sites, and more.

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TabPy

TabPy framework allows Tableau to remotely execute Python code and saved functions.

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Data Connectivity

Web Data Connector

Use Web Data Connector (WDC) to connect Tableau to any data on the web

Automation / Integration, Workflow

Webhooks

Subscribe to events in Tableau, then capture them in your app or trigger custom workflows.